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East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan referendum


  1. Result of the referendum
  2. Referendum information statement (including information for voters)
  3. Notice of Referendum
  4. Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations

Result of the referendum

A Neighbourhood Planning Referendum was held for the East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan on Thursday 28 October 2021.

The referendum asked residents who live in the defined East Boldon neighbourhood forum area the following question:

Do you want South Tyneside Council to use the neighbourhood plan for East Boldon to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?

The results are as follows:

 Number of votesPercentage
Number cast in favour of YES136295.1%
Number cast in favour of NO704.9%

See the declaration of the result of the East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan Referendum.

Specified documents

South Tyneside Council is required to make available a number of documents relevant to holding the Referendum. These are called the Specified Documents. The specified documents are:

Paper copies of the documents are also available to view

Monday - Friday 10am to 3pm at: South Tyneside Council, Town Hall & Civic Offices, Westoe Road, South Shields, NE33 2RL.

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 10am to 5pm at: Boldon and Cleadon Community Library, Boker Lane, East Boldon, NE36 0RY.

How to find out more

Further general information on neighbourhood planning, including documents relating to the East Boldon Neighbourhood Plan can be found at East Boldon Neighbourhood Planning.

For queries about planning issues and neighbourhood planning in general, please contact South Tyneside Council's Planning Policy Team by email at

For more information about voting and the arrangements for this referendum, please contact the Elections Office on 0191 424 7230 or email


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